The bar opens at 6.30pm and the event costs £7.
Here is a link to the Playtest UK meetup page: https://www.meetup.com/Playtest/events/235311233/
Here is the webpage to buy tickets: http://www.vam.ac.uk/moc/events/games-design-night-playtest-uk/
(The event is to tie in with their 'Game Plan - Board Games Rediscovered' exhibition which is running from 8th October 2016 - 23rd April 2017.)
The evening will have two strands:
1st strand: Publishers prototype showcase
Publishers will be showcasing a published game and it's original prototype, as inspired by Matt Leacock's original Pandemic prototype, which is featured in the exhibition.
The featured games and publishers are:
Tatsu by John Yianni, Ominoes by Andrew Harman, In a Bind by Behrooz Shahriari, Glimpse by Dr Mike Pambos and Safebreaker by Dave Cousins
2nd strand: Game Design Jam
Teams of games designers will try to design a game inspired by the Museum of Childhood and their new exhibition.
All game design materials will be provided, just bring your ideas and amazing creativity. There will be cool prizes.